PE at Tapton delivers an active and energetic curriculum where students are encouraged to develop a positive approach to the learning of skills, knowledge and understanding to lead an active and healthy lifestyle throughout their lives.
Reasons to choose Tapton:
Outstanding Teaching and Learning
key stage 3
During Key Stage 3 students develop their skills, knowledge and understanding in Physical Education. They learn how to apply these skills in:
- Game and Fitness Activities.
Students are encouraged to work both independently and in a team to develop performances to their highest level.
key stage 4 - core
During Key Stage 4 students further develop their skills, knowledge and understanding in Physical Education. They learn to apply these skills in:
- Athletics and Game Activities.
key stage 4 - gcse
Students study towards their GCSE through a mixture of coursework and written exams. Tapton School follow the AQA specification.
The course involves students demonstrating both a practical and theoretical ability in Physical Education.
The formal GCSE assessment comprises:
Paper 1: The human body and movement in physical activity and sport. 1 ¼ hour exam (30 % of the final mark)
Paper 2: Socio-cultural influences and well- being in physical activity and sport. 1 ¼ hour exam (30 % of the final mark)
Both of these papers contain a mixture of multiple choice, short answer and extended answer questions.